Tag: St. Lucia

FLOW shows Double Combo Love to the Caribbean on Valentine’s Day
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FLOW shows Double Combo Love to the Caribbean on Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day isn't here as yet and already I’m seeing double!! FLOW Jamaica, eager to make much of their hugely successful FLOW Christmas promotion as detailed in Flow Jamaica Christmas 2016 Promotion, is now going after St. Valentine's Day. Starting from January 23rd to February 14th 2017, FLOW Jamaica is offering the following: Double the Minutes, Data and SMS on 7 day combo plans Double the Minutes, Data and SMS on 30 day combo plans The data plans can be purchased as follows: Via the USSD menu The MyFlow mobile app Direct Access Codes To activate any of the new prepaid combo plans, customers can dial the following USSD codes: Plan Name USSD Code Data SMS Duration Benefits S Small  *244*1# 250 MB of Data 50 Local SMS Valid for...
Digicel launches DL1000 in the Eastern Caribbean
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Digicel launches DL1000 in the Eastern Caribbean

“The DL1000 smartphone is all about ensuring that even more customers have access to the amazing experience of 4G. So it’s about accessibility, style and affordability. Importantly, with video streaming becoming the fastest-growing phenomenon in mobile, the 5.5 inch HD screen delivers a bigger and better streaming experience for customers – it’s your own TV in the palm of your hands.” Digicel Group Chief Commercial Officer, John Delves, commenting on the launch of the DL1000 Digicel has let yet another cat...or rather smartphone, out of the bag. This time it is the DL1000, which made its debut in St. Kitts and Nevis,  St. Lucia and possibly Trinidad and Tobago on Monday, December 14, 2015. However, I do have some good news; this time I have some specs for the DL1000! Thi...
LIME Caribbean’s US$1.05B Major Network Upgrade – Boost to Regional Economies
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LIME Caribbean’s US$1.05B Major Network Upgrade – Boost to Regional Economies

Regional economies are set to receive a big boost as CWC, LIME's parent company, mobilizes 'Project Marlin' - its US$1.05b investment-led strategy. This major network upgrade investment of US$1.05b represents a 30% or a US$250m CAPEX increase over the previous year. By this increased spend on network upgrade, LIME brings the latest telecoms technology - island-wide Superfast 4G and 4G LTE plus Superfast fibre optic Broadband to its Caribbean markets. The thirteen Caribbean markets that make up the LIME portfolio will receive major benefits as a result of this network upgrade investment. Barbados has now received a US$80m upgrade. Additionally, they are soon to complete the first phase of the fibre to the home roll-out to enable customers to, among other things, enjoy Broadband speeds of...
CARCIP calls for greater Caribbean Innovation
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CARCIP calls for greater Caribbean Innovation

Three Eastern Caribbean countries are benefitting from an infrastructure development thrust that could usher in a new era of technology-based innovation and entrepreneurship for the region. The initiative is part of the World Bank-funded Caribbean Communications Infrastructure Program (CARCIP), coordinated by the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU). A series of workshops rolling out in Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and Grenada are intended to ensure that citizens can take full advantage of the telecommunications infrastructure upgrades. The series aims to encourage greater innovation in the public and private sector across the region. The inaugural workshop, which took place on February 10th and 11th at Gros Islet, Saint Lucia, brought together some of the region’s leading minds in...